HELSINKI, FINLAND--(Marketwire - Feb 4, 2013) -
Metso Corporation's press release on February 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. localtime
Metso will supply Hyogo Pulp Industries, Ltd. with a pulp drying line for itsmill in Tanigawa, Japan. The start-up of the line is planned for the lastquarter of 2014. The value of the order will not be disclosed.
Metso's scope of supply includes a pulp drying line excluding the buildingandcivil works. The main parts of the delivery are a wet end, a pulp dryer, acutter layboy and a baling line.
"Metso received the order from Hyogo Pulp as Metso's solution best matchedHyogoPulp's requirements in terms of easy adjustability for different grades,"saysAntti Suoknuuti, Vice President, Sales, Fiber business line, Metso.
Hyogo Pulp has been shifting from market pulp production with wet lapmachinefor domestic supply into exporting pulp to China, Korea, Taiwan andSoutheastAsia and therefore Hyogo Pulp need to change to production of fully driedpulp.The capacity of the new pulp drying line will be 770 air dried tons per dayandthe width at the cutter layboy 3.9 meters.
The order is included in Metso's Pulp, Paper and Power fourth quarter 2012orders received.
Hyogo Pulp Industries, Ltd. is a family-owned company, founded in 1955. Itislocated in Tanba city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan. The company is the onlyproducerof various types of unbleached kraft market pulp in Japan and leading theunbleached kraft pulp market in East Asia. The company's annual capacity is200,000 tons and the number of employees is 140. The company also providesbiomass energy to a regional energy company.
Metso's pulp, paper and power professionals specialize in processes,machinery,equipment, services, paper machine clothing and filter fabrics. Ouroffering andexperience cover the entire process life cycle including new productionlines,rebuilds and services.
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in theprocess industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power,andoil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliversustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.
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